|Birth: ||Aug. 9, 1918|
|Death: ||Jan. 13, 1944|
CUMBERLAND EVENING TIMES, CUMBERLAND, MARYLAND, FRIDAY, JULY 23, 1948, PAGE SEVEN
Rites were held Wednesday afternoon at the Hafer Funeral Home for Sgt. Homer C. Sarver, 26, son of the late Scott W. and Agnes Sarver, this city, who lost his life in England January 13, 1944. Rev. Louis P. Chastain, pastor of Cresaptown Methodist Circuit, had charge of the services and reburial was in Davis Memorial Cemetery.
Fort Cumberland Post No. 13, American Legion, and J. Louis Wolford Post No. 1, Amvets, accorded military honors at the grave. Active pallbearers were Garland, Gerald and Herman; Athey, Maurice Mullen, Ernest Valentine and Carl Skidmore. Honorary pallbearers included T.C. Fuller, John R. Jeff, David Rennie, Filmore Fleming, J.T. Defenbaugh, George, Cline and James Beale.
Color guards were Donald Showers, Sr., Albert Kerns, Lee R. Fuller, George Zimmerla and James J. Jones. Members of the firing squad were: Norris Jones, Frederick Schneider, Richard Lynch, Walter Mortziedt, Wilbert Miller, Frnak Mollett and Charles Griffith. Roland Showers, Jr., and Robert Strange served as buglers.
Davis Memorial Cemetery
Created by: Byron
Record added: May 23, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52734375
Company G, 3d Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry, 101st Airborne Division. Killed on a demonstration jump for the Duke of Gloucester.|
Added: Jul. 10, 2012
Homer died in the "Line Of Duty" in a non-battle related incident during the war.|
Added: Mar. 15, 2012
You served our country faithfully. May we always cherish our freedom by honoring your memory. God bless you!|
Added: Apr. 25, 2011